Ryan Gander (1976 Chester, UK) is an artist living and working in London and Suffolk. He has established an international reputation through artworks that materialise in many different forms from sculpture to film, writing, graphic design, installation, performance and more besides. Gander studied at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL and the Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, NL.Read More
Recent solo shows have been held at Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK; TARO NASU, Tokyo, JP; gb agency, Paris, FR; Frac Ile-de-France / Le Plateau, Paris, FR; Daiwa Press Viewing Room, Hiroshima, JP; Lisson Gallery, London, UK; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, MX; Maison Hermès, Tokyo, JP; Jörg Johnen Galerie, Berlin, DE.
Recent projects include Art Park, Ordrupgaard Museum, Copenhagen, DK; Incredibly shiny stuff that doesn’t mean anything, Okayama Kyokuto Hospital, Okayama, JP; The artists have the keys, 2 Willow Road, London, UK; The Human Factor, Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, CH; Parcours, Art Basel, Basel, CH; Esperluette, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR; dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, G; Locked Room Scenario, commissioned by Artangel, London, UK; ILLUMInations at the 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale; Intervals at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, US and The Happy Prince, Public Art Fund, Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park, NYC, US.
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Natalie Rudd, Senior Curator of the Arts Council Collection, discusses the touring exhibition Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women Since 1945.
For me personally, I’d much rather engage with the art market and within that I can safeguard the legacy of my artwork by putting it in collections and earn my own money to produce more work.
At the time of this interview Ryan Gander is enjoying his last day at STPI before he returns to his native UK, and previous resident Rirkrit Tiravanija has returned for the opening of his solo show...
It was a telling coincidence that the opening of the tenth Liverpool Biennial, curated by Kitty Scott (a curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario) and Sally Tallant (Director of the Liverpool Biennial),
Cockatoo Island, a short ferry ride from Sydney’s Circular Quay, is the least likely place one would expect to be simultaneously cast and filmed for a motion picture set predominantly in Berkeley, Cal
This October, Store Studios will host Everything At Once, an extensive off-site exhibition featuring 24 artists currently shown at Lisson Gallery in celebration of its 50th anniversary.
British artist Ryan Gander is an ideas man. They are his métier and material, not just because he is a conceptual artist but also because he has an insatiable, childlike curiosity about everything. Ar